A Taste of Thai Culture at the 2014 Thai Village in Georgetown
Jul21

A Taste of Thai Culture at the 2014 Thai Village in Georgetown

The 2014 Thai Village, the 4th annual event of its kind, was held on Saturday, July 19. The gathering was held in the courtyard of the Grace Church in Georgetown, across the street from the Thai Embassy. It truly was a celebration, one of Thai culture, and it featured a range of performances, artists, cuisines, and other indulgences. The Thai Village kicked off with a group of dancers and drummers leading the way for remarks from the...

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Richard Sandoval’s El Centro D.F. In Georgetown Makes a Splash with Authentic Mexican Flavor
Oct03

Richard Sandoval’s El Centro D.F. In Georgetown Makes a Splash with Authentic Mexican Flavor

Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Fun Margaritas & More at El Centro in Washington, D.C., From Top Chef Masters Alum Richard Sandoval Richard Sandoval made only a brief appearance on the latest season of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters competition before being ousted, but he’s far from short-lived in the Washington, D.C. food scene. The chef and restaurateur’s latest D.C. restaurant is El Centro D.F. in Georgetown, the second...

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How Did Georgetown in Washington, D.C., Really Get Its Name?
Jan09

How Did Georgetown in Washington, D.C., Really Get Its Name?

Whether you’re a tourist or a Washington, D.C., native, it’s likely that you assume that Georgetown was named for George Washington, first president of the United States and Revolutionary War hero. After all, the entire city, founded in 1791, was named after President Washington, so why not an additional neighborhood? However, Georgetown was actually founded in 1751, four decades before the federal city, when our first...

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The Presidential Cheese Experience at the Park Hyatt Washington
Sep30

The Presidential Cheese Experience at the Park Hyatt Washington

Choose Your Side – Blue Cheese or Red Cheese The Park Hyatt Washington in Georgetown is currently offering a special presidential election themed dining experience, the Presidential Cheese Program, at its 60-seat Lounge adjacent to the Blue Duck Tavern. They’re one of the many high profile local restaurants offering some variation of a blue plate vs. red plate special for the 2012 selection, and this is one you won’t...

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How Some of D.C.’s Most Famous Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Aug25

How Some of D.C.’s Most Famous Neighborhoods Got Their Names

The truth behind Georgetown, Adams Morgan, and Dupont Circle: Washington, D.C., is home to many different neighborhoods, most of which offer a completely unique cultural experience from one another, even when they are mere blocks apart. Three of the best-known neighborhoods in the city are Georgetown, Adams Morgan, and Dupont Circle, and while everyone knows those names, few know where those names actually come from. How did...

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